• Deed Before Creed

    Ethical Societies are where Humanists, Non-theists, Agnostics, Atheists, Believers, and Non-believers join together.
  • Fighting for Civil & Human Rights

    We strive to act so as to bring out the best in others and thereby in ourselves.
  • Exploring Meaning in Life

    We value the importance of living an ethical, responsible, and joyful life.

Ethical Humanism

Ethical Humanism/Ethical Culture is a moral faith that respects the dignity and worth of all life.
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Ethical Action

Ethical Action enables us to help create a better world for all who share it.
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Ethical Education

Ethical Education programming provides life-long learning for life-long growth.
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AEU Fights to Replace Hate with Respect

The terrorism and intimidation inflicted on Charlottesville, VA (and the threat of more events) by White Supremacists is a tangible reminder of the justice work that remains in our hands. Let this tragic expression of hate spur us to work even more fervently for justice, peace and inclusion. Let us continue learning and teaching about systemic racism to everyone we know. Let us be involved even more deeply in our communities to root out hatred by replacing it with love and respect for each others' dignity as human beings. Read more here


2017 Assembly Keynote Program

The American Ethical Union celebrated our 102nd Assembly “Bmorethical2017: Communities...
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Racial Justice and Transformation

Here is a near-verbatim transcript of Hugh Taft-Morales’ Platform address at AEU Assembly...
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Listening and Leveraging for Jobs and Justice with BUILD

Hugh Taft-Morales, Leader, Baltimore Ethical Society Before delving into workshops and...
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Featured Societies

Featured Platform Talks

View AEU Dialogue Summer 2017 to learn about our organization, Societies, and affiliates.
See Ethical Action Report May 2017 for news on Society projects and national campaigns.
Read Reflections July 2017 to explore ideas animating Ethical Culture and enriching life.
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